Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Cherry Blossoms

This week the cherry blossoms are in bloom at our bucolic manor.  In a few days, their petals will drift down and coat the drive like snow (that doesn't need to be shoveled).

When I see them, I am always reminded of the scene from "The Last Samurai" where they say you could spend a lifetime looking for the perfect cherry blossom and it would not be wasted.  I always look at each blossom - none of them are perfect by themselves, but together - perfection.

My friend planted this tree, but she never gets to see it in bloom.  So even though it got a little damaged by the October snow this winter, enjoy the blossoms, L-!

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